University of Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh

High Performance Computing

You will study at EPCC, the UK's leading supercomputing centre and a Centre of Excellence within the University's College of Science and Engineering. EPCC is a major provider of high performance computing (HPC) training in Europe with an international reputation for excellence in HPC education and research. Our staff have a wealth of expertise across all areas of HPC, parallel programming technologies and data science. This MSc programme has a strong practical focus and provide access to leading-edge HPC systems such as the UK national supercomputing service, currently ARCHER (118,000 processing cores), although it is possible during academic year 2019/20 that you will also receive access to its successor system. HPC is the use of powerful processors, networks and parallel supercomputers to tackle problems that are very computationally or data-intensive. You will learn leading-edge HPC technologies and skills to exploit the full potential of the world's largest supercomputers and multicore processors. This is a well-established programme that has been successful in training generations of specialists in parallel programming.

Entry requirements

MSc: Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University's language requirements.

Course modules

See our website for detailed programme information.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 - 1 Years
MSc Part-time September 2019 - 3 Years
Postgraduate Diploma - PgDip Full-time September 2019 - 9 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Central area campus EH8 9JZ Scotland

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Key information

Contact: 
MSc Administrator (EPCC)
Telephone number: 
01316505030